Texas City To Require Firms To Give More To Get Tax BreaksOne city in Texas approved new rules requiring business developers to contribute something to the community before they're handed over any financial incentives from the city.
Annexation Fight Intensifies In McKinneyMcKinney City Council members voted 4 to 3 on Tuesday night to grant authority to their city manager in continuing to negotiate tax breaks for more than 150 property owners who face annexation.
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American Airlines Wants Tax Breaks To Build New Ops CenterAmerican Airlines is asking the Fort Worth City Council to approve tax breaks if the airline builds an $88 million operations center on land near its headquarters. American wants a break on up to 85-percent of the first year's taxes on the property.
Texas House Shifts Focus To Tax BreaksThe Texas House will begin slowly and selectively whittling down the state business tax this week, as Republicans work to make good on a promise to cut taxes.
Texas Senators Hope To Avoid Going Over Fiscal CliffIn one of their final joint appearances, Texas Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Cornyn said they hope to avoid going over the so-called "fiscal cliff". The pair made their statements on Monday before 1,000 members of the Dallas Citizens Council.
Board Recommends State Negotiate Tax BreaksThe Texas Legislative Budget Board has recommended a policy swap to put the state's comptroller, not local school districts, in charge of negotiating school property tax breaks for businesses.
Senate clears hurdle on bill to aid small business